Why Catholics needn’t celebrate New Year’s Day

The following is excerpted from a December 29 Crisis Magazine article by Dusty Gates: On Friday, January 1, the secular world will observe “New Year’s Day.” The Catholic world will not, for two reasons. One is that we have a genuine religious feast day to observe, in celebration of Mary, the Mother of God. The second is that Catholics don’t find much use in celebrating the … [Read more...]

Liturgical leadership in a secular society: A bishop’s perspective

A longer piece - but worth the read

  The June 3 address given by Archbishop Cordileone at the Sacra Liturgia conference in New York has been removed. It is our hope is that the story will be back up once Sacra Liturgia publishes it.   … [Read more...]